Archive for ‘Ennis A’

November 24, 2019

Munster League 2019/2020

Rounds 1 and 2 of the Munster League Divisions 1 and 2 took place earlier today in Charleville. Ennis A drew our match against CCYMS and defeated Limerick B while Ennis B defeated Tralee but lost to newcomers Galway.

Ennis A 2.5-2.5 CCYMS
1. R Quinn 1-0 K Moynihan
2. T Dunne 0.5-0.5 V Andrick
3. N Larter 0-1 P O’Donovan
4. M O’Donnell 1-0 D Geaney-O’Brien
5. J Cassidy 0-1 P Dowdall

Ennis B 3-2 Tralee
1. G Casey 1-0 P O’Sullivan
2. J Dunne 0-1 P Shanahan
3. L Daros 1-0 G Hussey
4. D Murphy 0-1 A Osman
5. J O’Sullivan 1-0 S Turabi

Limerick B 0.5-4.5 Ennis A
1. D Fanning 0-1 R Quinn
2. A O’Sullivan 0-1 T Dunne
3. R O’Brien 0.5-0.5 M O’Donnell
4. P Foenander 0-1 N Larter
5. T Dineen 0-1 J Cassidy

Galway 3.5-1.5 Ennis B
1. D Rodriguez 1-0 G Casey
2. J Rawlinson 1-0 J Dunne
3. A Finnerty 0-1 L Daros
4. J Blackwell 1-0 D Murphy
5. Z Dragic 0.5-0.5 J O’Sullivan

April 28, 2019

Penultimate Round of Munster League

After todays results in the Munster League Cork A will be Division 1 Champions and Limerick B are looking good for Division 2. Ennis A were tied on match points with Cork A going into todays games but we were held to a draw by Limerick A in the first match.

Ennis A 2.5-2.5 Limerick A
1. R Quinn 0.5-0.5 R Delaney
2. T Dunne 1-0 D Chaudarov
3. L Scott 0.5-0.5 P Carey
4. M O’Donnell 0-1 J Solomatina
5. J Cassidy 0.5-0.5 R O’Brien

With Cork A having a comprehensive win over Sarsfields in the earlier round, it meant we were a half point behind them going into a winner takes all clash in the evening. Cork won the match to leave themselves 1.5 match points ahead with just a single round left.

Cork A 3-2 Ennis A
1. J Shanel 0-1 R Quinn
2. H Doyle 1-0 T Dunne
3. P Leichert 1-0 L Scott
4. H De Jonge 0.5-0.5 M O’Donnell
5. S Murphy 0.5-0.5 J Cassidy

Ennis B had a good result in the early round, holding Limerick B to a draw.They were beaten by Cork B in the second match.

Ennis B 2.5-2.5 Limerick B
1. D Murphy 0.5-0.5 P Foenander
2. J Dunne 0-1 D Fanning
3. L Daros 1-0 S Danaher
4. J O’Sullivan 1-0 T Dineen
5. P Timlin 0-1 H Prasad

Ennis B 1.5-3.5 Cork B
1. D Murphy 0-1 L Hackett
2. J Dunne 0-1 B Foran
3. L Daros 0.5-0.5 M Bradley
4. J O’Sullivan 1-0 M Watkins
5. P Timlin 0-1 S Shindji

March 3, 2019

Munster League 3rd March

Both Ennis teams had wins in the Munster League today. The A team had a good win over CCYMS. Luke Scott sealed the win in the last game of the match to finish, his queenside pawns proving too much for David Geaney O’Briens extra knight.

CCYMS 2-3 Ennis A
1. K Moynihan 0.5-0.5 R Quinn
2. P O’Donovan 1-0 M O’Donnell
3. D Geaney O’Brien 0-1 L Scott
4. P Twomey 0-1 N Larter
5. P Dowdall 0.5-0.5 G Casey

In other results from this round Charleville held Sarsfields to a draw. Cork A were also held to a draw by Limerick in a match that could have gone either way. With the match tied at 2-2, the game between Kevin O’Flaherty and Jaroslav Shanel was entering its final stages after over 4 hours play. It looked like Kevin should be winning but it was quite complicated and the Czech player managed to salvage a draw ensuring the match finished drawn.

The B team beat Dungarvan by the same score as in our match with CCYMS. Aaron Daly and Phil Timlin both getting wins.

Dungarvan 2-3 Ennis B
1. E Lambden 0-1 A Daly
2. M Basnake 1-0 L Daros
3. C Coughlan 0.5-0.5 C McGorrian
4. J Lucey 0.5-0.5 J O’Sullivan
5. P O’Mahony 0-1 P Timlin

The second round of the day which normally runs from 5pm to 9pm was postponed on account of heavy snow in Charleville earlier today. It will be played at a later date.

February 10, 2019

Munster League Latest

There were matches in both Divisions 1 and 2 of the Munster League earlier today. A minutes silence was observed for Gerry McCarthy before the start of the first round.

Two losses today for the A team. We were a bit unlucky in the first match against Cork as the two games we lost could have gone either way. We were well beaten in the second match by Sarsfields. The B team had a win and a loss.

Ennis A 1.5 – 3.5 Cork A
1. R. Quinn 0-1 J. Shanel
2. T. Dunne 0.5-0.5 H. Doyle
3. L. Scott 0-1 H. de Jonge
4. N. Larter 0.5-0.5 P. Leichert
5. J. Cassody 0.5 – 0.5 S. Lawrence

Sarsfields 3.5 – 1.5 Ennis A
1. P. Walsh 0.5-0.5 R. Quinn
2. P. Kiely 1-0 T. Dunne
3. F. Noonan 0-1 L. Scott
4. L. O’Brien 1-0 N. Larter
5. D. Clancy 1-0 J. Cassidy

Dungarvan 1 – 4 Ennis B
1. E. Lambden 1-0 A. Daly
2. M. Basnayake 0-1 J. Dunne
3. C. Coughlan 0-1 A. Shamsiddinov
4. J. Lucey 0-1 L. Daros
5. P. O’Mahoney 0-1 J. O’Sullivan

Tralee 3.5 – 1.5 Ennis B
1. P. O’Sullivan 1-0 A. Daly
2. G. Hussey 1-0 J. Dunne
3. J. Keane 0-1 A. Shamsiddinov
4. D. Hochstrate 0.5-0.5 L. Daros
5. A. Osman 1-0 J. O’Sullivan

November 25, 2018

Munster League Rounds 3 and 4

Rounds 3 and 4 of Division 1 of the Munster League took place last Saturday. There were also matches in Division 2 so both Ennis teams were in action on the day. The A team had two wins and now lead Division 1.

Charleville 1-4 Ennis A
1. PJ Rea 0-1 R Quinn
2. A King 1-0 N Larter
3. K Foley 0-1 M O’Donnell
4. E Barry 0-1 J Cassidy
5. D Racz 0-1 G Casey

Limerick 1-4 Ennis A
1. D Chaudarov 0-1 R Quinn
2. J Naughton 0.5-0.5 N Larter
3. P Carey 0.5-0.5 J Cassidy
4. C Kirby 0-1 M O’Donnell
5. R O’Brien 0-1 G Casey

The B team had two close matches and were a bit unlucky not to take any match points for their efforts.

Ennis B 2-3 Tralee
1. P Quinlan 0.5-0.5 P O’Sullivan
2. A Shamsiddinov 1-0 P Shanahan
3. C McGorrian 0-1 D Hochstrete
4. J O’Sullivan 0.5-0.5 G Hussey
5. P Timlin 0-1 P Flaherty

Limerick B 4.5-0.5 Ennis B
1. D Fanning 1-0 P Quinlan
2. P Foenander 0.5-0.5 A Shamsiddinov
3. U Walschuis 1-0 C McGorrian
4. T Dineen 1-0 J O’Sullivan
5 H Prasad 1-0 P Timlin

April 29, 2018

Sarsfields win Munster League

The 2017/2018 season of the Munster League finished on Saturday in Charleville. Two teams were in with a chance of winning the title. CCYMS were going for a first Munster League title in 25 years and were slightly ahead of Sarsfields going into the final day.
Just one round was left to play and Sarsfields beat Limerick 3.5 to 1.5, with wins by Frank Noonan and Paul Kiely giving them the points as the other games were drawn. It also gave them the title as Cork A beat CCYMS 3-2 in their match.
We had a win over Charleville to finish fourth. A good result to finish the season but a slow start meant we were playing catch up for most of the season. Sarsfields victory over Limerick meant that Limerick and Cork B will go into the playoff with Division Two winners Tralee.
Ennis results from yesterday.

Ennis A 3.5:1.5 Charleville
1. R Quinn 1-0 PJ Rea
2. M O’Donnell 1-0 K Cole
3. J Cassidy 0.5-0.5 K Foley
4. P Quinlan 0-1 A King
5. G Casey 1-0 P Meskell

April 15, 2018

Penultimate round of Munster League 2018

Some interesting results in todays Munster League. Charleville caused a shock in the first match of the day with a win over Sarsfields, a result which blew the chase for the title wide open and also had an impact on the relegation battle. Cork A were missing two players for their match with ourselves, a bit surprising considering they still had a chance to win the league. We won over the 3 boards that were played to give ourselves an outside shot at the title if we had beaten CCYMS in the last match. Unfortunately from our point of view a close match ended in a tie, Gerry Casey won in the last game to finish to ensure the points were shared.

The battle for first place looks like it will go down to the final series of games. CCYMS are still in a good position to win the title and also Sarsfields depending on how they finished in their second match this evening against Cork B.

Cork A 1-4 Ennis A
1. G Spyropoulos 0-1 R Quinn
2. T McGrath 0-1 M O’Donnell
3. S Lawrence 1-0 M Buckley
4. w/o 0-1 G Casey
5. w/o 0-1 A Shamsiddinov

CCYMS 2.5-2.5 Ennis A
1. K Moynihan 1-0 R Quinn
2. P O’Donovan 0.5-0.5 M O’Donnell
3. G McCarthy 0.5-0.5 M Buckley
4. P Dowdall 0-1 G Casey
5. T Myers 0.5-0.5 A Shamsiddinov

March 11, 2018

Munster League Results

It’s going to be a close finish to Division 1 of the Munster League this year, as after yesterdays matches 3 teams, CCYMS, Sarsfields and Cork A are all still in contention for the title. After beating CCYMS in the first match, Sarsfields could have gone joint top with a win over Ennis A but we drew the match, a result that leaves Sarsfields half a point behind CCYMS but with a match in hand. Cork A are also still very much in with a chance, level with Sarsfields on match points but having played a match more. Ennis A results from yesterday are below.

Cork B 0-5 Ennis A
1. D. Smith 0-1 R Quinn
2. S Murphy 0-1 T Dunne
3. G Condon 0-1 M O’Donnell
4. M Weidner 0-1 J. Cassidy
5. A White 0-1 J Dunne

Ennis A 2.5-2.5 Sarsfields
1. R Quinn 1-0 P Walsh
2. T Dunne 0.5-0.5 P Kiely
3. M O’Donnell 0.5-0.5 F Noonan
4. J Cassidy 0.5-0.5 M O’Grady
5. J Dunne 0-1 L O’Brien

Well done to Tralee who it looks like have won Division 2. They were top of the table going into yesterdays matches and a win and a draw meant in their matches meant they finish clear first. Ennis B’s results are below.

Ennis B 1.5-3.5 Dungarvan
1.A Shamsiddinov 0-1 E Lambden
2. C McGorrian 0-1 J Lucey
3. J O Sullivan 0.5-0.5 C Coughlan
4. S Hehir 1-0 I Gordon
5. P Timlin 0-1 P O’Mahony

Ennis B 2-3 Limerick B
1. A Shamsiddinov 1-0 D Fanning
2. C McGorrian 0.5-0.5 P Foenander
3. J O’Sullivan 0-1 S Danaher
4. S Hehir 0.5-0.5 T Dineen
5. P Timlin 0-1 H Prasad

February 4, 2018

Latest Munster League Results

Ennis had one match today and it turned out to be a very competitive one going right down to the wire. A win for Gerry Casey and a draw by John Cassidy had us a point ahead before James Naughton equalised the scores with a win over Nick Larter. I put us in the lead again although Niall McDonnell probably missed a chance to consolidate an extra pawn at one point. This meant the result of the match depended on the result of Paul Carey vs Mike O’ Donnell. This turned into a bit of a marathon as it lasted over 4.5 hours and I’m not sure how many moves. It looked like Mike missed a win in the late middlegame and it could have ended in a draw but Paul managed to take the win and the match ended in a draw.

Limerick 2.5-2.5 Ennis A
1. N McDonnell 0-1 R Quinn
2. J Naughton 1-0 N Larter
3. P Carey 1-0 M O Donnell
4. R O’Brien 0.5-0.5 J Cassidy
5. T Jennings 0-1 G Casey

January 21, 2018

Latest Munster League Results

A full round of matches in the Munster League today. CCYMS showed why they are strong contenders for the title this season with a comprehensive win over Ennis A.

Ennis A 1.5-3.5 CCYMS
1 R Quinn 0.5-0.5 K Moynihan
2 N Larter 0-1 P O’Donovan
3 M Buckley 0-1 G McCarthy
4 K O’Brien 1-0 P Dowdall
5 G Casey 0-1 T O’Leary

In the second match with Charleville we took the match points, a draw by Nick Larter and win by Maurice Buckley in the last 2 games to finish secured the points.

Charleville 1-4 Ennis A
1 PJ Rea 0-1 R Quinn
2 K Cole 0.5-0.5 N Larter
3 E Barry 0-1 M Buckley
4 A King 0.5-0.5 K O’Brien
5 P Meskell 0-1 G Casey

The B team had two close matches but didn’t manage any match points in the end. James O’Sullivan was Ennis B’s top scorer on the day with 1.5 from 2.

Limerick B 3-2 Ennis B
1 D Fanning 0-1 A Coll
2 P Foenander 1-0 L Daros
3 T Dineen 0.5-0.5 C McGorrian
4 H Prasad 0.5-0.5 J O’Sullivan
5 C McElwain 1-0 A Ingram

Ennis B 1.5-3.5 Tralee
1 B Farragher 0-1 P Shanahan
2 L Daros 0-1 P O’Sullivan
3 C McGorrian 0.5-0.5 G Hussey
4 J O’Sullivan 1-0 J Keane
5 A Ingram 0-1 A Osman